4-year Old Hit, Killed by Truck

An unidentified 4-year old boy was struck by a truck and killed near the 4400 block of Lendall Lane, near William Cannon Drive and IH-35, on Wednesday May 16th, 2012, according to the Austin American-Statesman.

At about 7:30pm, police were called to the scene after several reports of the incident. The 4 year old was playing outside near his family's home when the incident occurred. Reports indicate that his father was outside with the young boy and the time, and witnessed the crash.

Immediately after striking the young boy, the driver of the truck drove away from the scene. Luckily, people nearby were able to stop the driver just down the street. Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the collision and the driver has been charged with failure to stop and render aid.

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